|The Highest Treason - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of The Highest Treason, by Randall Garrett. Read by Lee Elliott. Set in a future in which humanity’s dream of total equality is fully realized and poverty in terms of material wealth has been eliminated, humanity has straight-jacketed itself into the only social system which could make this possible. Class differentiation is entirely horizontal rather than vertical and no matter what one’s chosen field, all advancement is based solely on seniority rather than ability...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; randall garrett
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|Library of World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 2 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, volume 2, by Julian Hawthorne, editor. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan ma...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; literature; detective; ghost; Julian Hawthorne; short story
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|Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces - Thomas W. Hanshew|
LibriVox recording of Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces, by Thomas W. Hanshew (1857–1914). Read by Ruth Golding. Meet Hamilton Cleek - man of mystery, and master of disguise and derring-do. Cleek's exploits are, to say the least, highly improbable, but the book is enormous fun. The goodies are good and the baddies are very bad indeed, but beware - things are not always what they seem. Suspend your disbelief and enjoy a rattling good yarn! Cleek is the central figure in dozens of short stories ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; detective story; crime; jewel thief; Scotland Yard; Narkom; Cleek
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|Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions - Edwin Abbott Abbott|
LibriVox recording of Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Read by Ruth Golding. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions; in a foreword to one of the many publications of the novella, noted science writer Isaac...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; satire; mathematics; geometry; dimensions
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